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Legendary Lodge
Legendary Lodge

Legendary Lodge: Information from the owner

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All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Legendary Lodge, which contains our own observations and views.

Last updated by Owner
23 May 2024
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Facilities at Legendary Lodge

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Disability Services, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant, Spa
Room facilities
Air Conditioning, Bath, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Disabled Rooms, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fan, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Lounge Area, Mini Bar, Mini Bar (Complimentary), Mosquito Nets, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television, Verandah, Wheelchair Friendly
Activities on site
Bird Watching, Boules, Cycling, Helicopter Scenic Flights, High Tea, Massages, Walks (Self Guided)
Nearby activities
Art Galleries, Child Friendly Activities, Cultural Tours, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Helicopter Scenic Flights, Safaris, Walks (Guided)
English, Swahili

Room types at Legendary Lodge

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Family Cottages

Our two family cottages, Kahawa and Meru, both exude African elegance definitive through East African-inspired interiors. Each family cottage has two en-suite bedrooms connected by a spacious living room, fully furnished with satellite television and a fireplace.

They also a spacious verandah where you can enjoy al-fresco dining, and views of Mount Meru and the tranquil garden area. Both rooms allow access to the garden from the verandah which is surrounded by a coffee plantation.

The master bedroom has a king sized bed and an en-suite bathroom with a shower and bathtub, and the second bedroom has twin beds with an en-suite bathroom that has a shower.

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Garden Cottages

The ten garden cottages each have private verandahs and stunning views of the lush gardens that make for the perfect place to relax before or after a safari. The interiors have been designed with a unique blend of African style combined with Western comforts and old world luxury.

Each en-suite cottage features king size beds with mosquito nets, a lounge with fireplace, satellite television, Wi-Fi connection, complimentary mini-bar, fruit basket and coffee and tea station. The bathrooms have a vanity with double basins, bathtub, rain shower, separate toilet and the full range of amenities.

Activities at Legendary Lodge

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Al-Fresco Dining

Enjoy al fresco dining in the lush gardens or on the verandah. We can arrange a delicious variety of cheeses and charcuteries in the garden or simply order something off of our wonderful menu.

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Coffee Tours (additional charge)

Not forgetting the beginnings of this century-old estate, Legendary Lodge is surrounded by a working coffee plantation. Guests can spend a morning following a coffee bean from tree to cup: from the agriculture, to picking and roasting, to the making of that delicious blend many of us enjoy at home, as Tanzanian coffee is exported far and wide.

Coffee tours take place on Legendary Lodge's neighbouring Burka Coffee farm.

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Croquet on the lawn

Spend time with the whole family by enjoying a leisurely outdoor activity, with the fresh air and green surroundings of the estate providing a soothing backdrop for the game.

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Helicopter Adventures (additional charge)

Elevate your safari experience to a new level of excellence with the inclusion of an exclusive-use helicopter. Available for private transfers between properties, stunning scenic excursions, or as the ultimate aerial adventure for your entire safari circuit.

Now based out of Arusha for optimum flexibility, the sky is truly the limit.

Enquire for rates and further information.

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Legendary Lodge Spa (additional charge)

Ensure complete relaxation before or after safari with a selection of treatments at our in-house spa. For your convenience, certain treatments are available in the privacy of your cottage or in a secluded garden spot.

Treatments are available at an additional charge. Please enquire for the spa menu.

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Safari Day Trips (additional charge)

Legendary Lodge is on the doorstep to a host of wonderful wilderness areas that make for fabulous day trip adventures. The national parks making up the Northern safari circuit are easily reachable by car or short flight in a small aircraft. They can be enjoyed on a day trip or longer and can be arranged on-site with the lodge manager.

Destinations include Arusha, Mt Kilimanjaro, Tarangire and Manyara national parks or the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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Shopping Excursions

Shopping in Arusha is a wonderful cultural experience, and part of the fun is in bartering with the local vendor until both parties are happy with the price.

The Cultural Heritage Centre is one of the most comprehensive curio shops, boasting genuine antiques and African artwork, as well as an outstanding selection of gemstones, including the legendary Tanzanite and Tsavorite.

For those passionate about true community upliftment, then Shanga is the place. A heart- warming project dedicated to empowering the disabled community, Shanga produces unique hand-made products from recycled materials.

Legendary Lodge's own boutique also offers a range of jewellery, clothing and bags.

Please enquire for transfer options.

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Walking, Running & Cycling Trails

There are trails in varying lengths throughout the gardens and plantation. Get active and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding areas by cycling, walking or running.

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